As she readies to retire from Congress after almost three decades, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., was able to land one last jab at the Iranian regime this week as the U.S. House passed her resolution “condemning Iran’s human rights violations, particularly its persecution of its Baha’i minority, and urging the administration to impose sanctions against the Iranian regime for its human rights abuses.”
House Passes Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's, Ted Deutch's Resolution Condemning Iran for Persecuting the Baha’i
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his proposal condemning the Assad regime in Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran, cleared the House.
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio's Nicaraguan Investment and Conditionality Act Headed to White House
Ready to bow out of Congress after almost 30 years, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.. scored a win as her “Nicaraguan Investment and Conditionality Act” (NICA) has been sent to President Donald Trump’s desk.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubo, R-Fla., is calling on the federal government to create a human rights commission and name it after U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who passed away earlier this year.
When news broke that Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, was arrested in Canada for violating sanctions imposed on Iran, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the biggest cheerleader. Rubio wants Wanzhou extradited to the United States.
The senior Democrat in the Florida congressional delegation backed UN Amb. Nikki Haley’s effort to condemn Hamas for its continued efforts against Israel.
Mario Diaz-Balart, About to Give Up the Gavel on THUD Appropriations, Secures Transportation Funds for Miami Dade
Getting ready to bow out as chairman of the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., was able to help bring almost $10 million of U.S. Department of Transportation funds to Miami Dade County this week.
On Capitol Hill last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on small business issues, bringing out a new bill even as he got another one through the U.S. Senate.
Wrapping up her first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will take over as chairwoman of the Future Forum, which defines itself as “an influential group of young Democratic members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives who advocate for issues and opportunities important to younger Americans.”
With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire at the end of the week, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio brought out a proposal to reauthorize it until the end of September 2019.